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Resident Evil 6 demo timed exclusive for Xbox over PS3 a ‘strategic business decision’


 Resident Evil 6 demo timed exclusive for Xbox over PS3 a ‘strategic business decision’
topic by P-Hill - 02-01-2012, 05:26 PM - Boxden > BX GameSpot


Yesterday, Capcom announced that the Resident Evil 6 demo would be available early for purchasers of Dragon’s Dogma. Xbox 360 gamers can download it on July 3, while PS3 players will be waiting until September 4. Why the two-month gap? “Business,” of course.

After covering yesterday’s development, we reached out to Capcom for a comment on the gulf between the Xbox 360 and PS3 early access dates. A representative offered this response:

This was a strategic business decision.

While it’s unclear what sort of strategy Capcom is playing at, this does come on the heels of David Turner, Capcom’s head of UK marketing, saying:

The dream would be that the millions of Call of Duty fans that are enjoying these fast-paced online games are attracted to this Resident Evil.

Is this Capcom’s way of imitating Call of Duty? Giving Xbox 360 priority treatment just like Modern Warfare 3, whose DLC drops weeks early on Microsoft’s console? Surely there’s a way of embracing the action audience without pushing PlayStation 3 to the side. Sony’s system did launch the series after all.

Dragon’s Dogma hits shelves on May 22. For those who don’t pick up the action-RPG, the Resident Evil 6 demo will be available on September 20, for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

In the meantime, check out the trailer for Resident Evil 6, starring Leon, Chris, and some yet to be identified zombie exterminators. And don't forget to sound off on Facebook and Twitter. We want to know what you think of Capcom’s “strategic business decision” and the future of the Resident Evil series.


Resident Evil 6 demo timed exclusive for Xbox over PS3 a ‘strategic business decision’


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but the nonfanboy within me is like > Resident Evil 6 demo timed exclusive for Xbox over PS3 a ‘strategic business decision’ - Photo posted in BX GameSpot | Sign in and leave a comment below! What the !!? Timed exclusive demo? 2 months at that? C mon Capcom.


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23 comments for "Resident Evil 6 demo timed exclusive for Xbox over PS3 a ‘strategic business decision’"


 02-01-2012, 05:37 PMaway - #2
Y.G. 21 heat pts21

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 02-01-2012, 05:41 PMaway - #3
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As a 360 owner I'm happy that they made this decision. I was having trouble choosing between Disney Land Kinect or Halo 4. This pretty much sold my decision, Dragon's Dogma it is.
 02-01-2012, 05:43 PMaway - #4
duval88 3 heat pts

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Originally Posted by P-Hill
but the nonfanboy within me is like What the !!? Timed exclusive demo? 2 months at that? C mon Capcom.
this right here. we talking about a demo............a demo. not the game, not the game, not the game. we talking about a demo.


wtf kind of business decision is a timed exclusive demo?
 02-01-2012, 05:45 PMaway - #5
LakeHawks 49 heat pts49

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Microsoft Payed for it can tell
 02-01-2012, 05:51 PMaway - #6
Y.G. 21 heat pts21

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Originally Posted by Jesszman
As a 360 owner I'm happy that they made this decision. I was having trouble choosing between Disney Land Kinect or Halo 4. This pretty much sold my decision, Dragon's Dogma it is.
Shut ya broke a$s up. You had to get buttf*cked by "Uncle Dad" just to get your Playstation. We all know how it goes down in the country counties of bumf*ck Indiana.
 02-01-2012, 05:54 PMaway - #7
Jesszman 2105 heat pts2105

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Originally Posted by Pierced Talentz
Microsoft Payed for it can tell
Definitely.
 02-01-2012, 05:56 PMaway - #8
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Trouble choosing between Disney Land or Halo 4? I'm sure your mom will make the right decision when she goes to buy your games
 02-01-2012, 06:14 PMaway - #9
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Originally Posted by PhI|0z0pH3r
Trouble choosing between Disney Land or Halo 4? I'm sure your mom will make the right decision when she goes to buy your games
Hopefully man, don't want my uncle choosing it for me.
 02-01-2012, 06:20 PMaway - #10
Y.G. 21 heat pts21

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Originally Posted by PhI|0z0pH3r
Trouble choosing between Disney Land or Halo 4? I'm sure your mom will make the right decision when she goes to buy your games
 02-02-2012, 02:01 PMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
Hopefully man, don't want my uncle choosing it for me.
are you trying to ether yourself on purpose?
 02-02-2012, 02:14 PMaway - #12
P-Hill|M 16 heat pts16

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I just hot topic'd my own !!


!! wit me
 02-02-2012, 02:24 PMaway - #13
DJ EM Double 6 heat pts

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Originally Posted by P-Hill
I just hot topic'd my own !!


!! wit me


Thats why i fucs with P-Hill I respect your gangster man
 02-02-2012, 03:40 PMaway - #14
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doesnt matter as long as the game is multiplatformed. i can give 2 !!s about a demo.
 02-02-2012, 04:19 PMaway - #15
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Originally Posted by Blood Edge
really Phillip?
 02-02-2012, 04:32 PMaway - #16
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
As a 360 owner I'm happy that they made this decision. I was having trouble choosing between Disney Land Kinect or Halo 4. This pretty much sold my decision, Dragon's Dogma it is.
I hope you're not hating on Disneyland Adventures. That !!'s actually pretty brilliant, don't be angry cause no one loved you enough to ever take you there in person
 02-02-2012, 04:45 PMaway - #17
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They will so need to change the 6 logo
looks like a giraffe getting head
 02-02-2012, 04:48 PMaway - #18
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demo's are better when it's released closer to the release date. I'll forget all about the !! 3 months in advanced...maybe that's just me. I play my demos the week before a game releases just to see if it's worth dropping 59.99 on it.
 02-02-2012, 05:03 PMaway - #19
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Originally Posted by zogby
They will so need to change the 6 logo
looks like a giraffe getting head
 02-02-2012, 05:08 PMaway - #20
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typical move
 
 


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